Illustrations make Out of a Jar sparkle and shine. But is that enough to make it a must-have read?
Translated from its original Iranian/Persian publication by Sara Khalili, In the Meadow of Fantasies holds a tender yet powerful allure.
Never, Not Ever, written and illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, might be the perfect picture book. It’s simple, funny, charming, and tells a universal story.
The Not-So-Scary Dog is a book about a boy who is afraid to go to a birthday party because his friend has a big dog.
“Mole in a Black & White Hole teaches us that if we can get out of our comfort zone we might be surprised at the wonders around us.
“Everything is groovy by virtue of being me.”
“The humorous picture book makes a perfect read-aloud for young dog lovers and will certainly solicit a lively exchange among readers about their experiences with new puppies.”
“The illustrator tries hard to make up for the text’s plodding quality with winsome details and colorful characters.”
“Clara the Rhino and her tale of friendship and loyalty are sure to enchant readers of all ages, and the entire family will enjoy following Clara’s journey across
“The Heart of a Whale is a winner for a library, beach house, or a bookshelf in a land-locked world.”
“hilarious wordplay . . .”
The delightful characters of Yam and Donkey return for more hilarious wordplay in You Loves Ewe.
“a clever must-read.”
“This cute and funny read-aloud will enchant the audience of a pet-themed storytime or delight any young animal lover at home or before bed.”
In You’re Snug with Me, author Chitra Soundar has followed the classic children’s storytelling formula of the repeated phrase.
“What’s Your Favorite Bug? is a creative stand out, a little collection so full of personality that the reader will be tempted to look fo
"We expect some silliness to be on hand for picture books, but How to Walk an Ant isn’t merely silly, it goes much further: It’s absurd."
With exquisite ink and oil illustrations and simple prose, artist and author Chen Jian Hong tells the ancient Chinese tale about a man-eating tigress who takes vengeance on humans because her cubs
“a lot of fun, enlivened by Farley’s artwork. Charlotte is a bunny scientist you’ll find yourself cheering for!”
“Hugs and Kisses for the Grouchy Ladybug is simple, lovely, effective, and well suited to the youngest of readers.”
“A masterful combination of words and pictures, Harold Loves His Woolly Hat is about love and the different forms it can take, if only you open your eyes to it and are willing to s
“The charming story is sure to enchant . . .
This beautiful book has a simple message about the animals of the earth, sky, and sea: that they be happy, safe, well fed, and have companionship.
“might prove to be a very handy tool to use with little ones who are fighting with each other.”
“Seven Bad Cats will become a bedtime favorite for its short jaunty story and its charming art.”
Black Bird Yellow Sun operates on several levels, more complicated than you might think a simple board book would be.